The Dangers of Launderable Microfiber
Water & Energy Consumption
The laundering process and transportation of laundered microfiber requires vast amounts of energy and water. Effective laundering requires approximately 3 gallons of fresh water per 1 pound of microfiber.
Harmful Dying Process
Reusable microfiber is usually dyed dark to hide residual dirt and grime following the laundering process. Studies show that dyeing one ton of reusable microfiber textiles can require as much as 200 tons of water.
Plastic Microfiber Pollution
Laundering microfiber and other synthetic fabrics can shed tens of thousands of microplastic particles into the ocean and other natural environments per wash, causing a ripple effect of devistating repercussions.
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Laying the foundation for a more sustainable future requires a group effort. Lighthouse EIP is proud to offer infection prevention solutions that promote environmental sustainability and the future health of our planet.
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Partnership with Green Sports Alliance
Lighthouse EIP is thrilled to be the newest Corporate Member of Green Sports Alliance, the environmentally-focused trade organization that convenes stakeholders from all around the sporting world — teams, leagues, conferences, venues, corporate partners, governmental agencies, athletes, and fans — to promote healthy, sustainable communities around sports.
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We’re constantly looking for new ways to promote environmental sustainability both within our own organization and around the world.
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